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Light mag. 3.9 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 150 km west of Valdivia, Los Rios Region, Chile, on Thursday, Sep 22, 2022 at 8:50 pm (GMT -5) -

Light mag. 3.9 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 150 km west of Valdivia, Los Rios Region, Chile, on Thursday, Sep 22, 2022 at 8:50 pm (GMT -5) Light mag. 3.9 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 150 km west of Valdivia, Los Rios Region, Chile, on Thursday, Sep 22, 2022 at 8:50 pm (GMT -5)

Light magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 35 km depth

23 Sep 02:08 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 18 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeSep 23, 2022 01:50:36 UTC -
Local time at epicenterThursday, Sep 22, 2022 at 8:50 pm (GMT -5)
Depth35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude39.36°S / 74.89°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Antipode39.36°N / 105.11°E
Shaking intensityLight shaking
Felt1 report
Primary data sourceEMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Nearby towns and cities132 km (82 mi) WNW of Vuelta de la Zorra (pop: 50) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
150 km (93 mi) WNW of Valdivia (pop: 133,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
152 km (94 mi) WNW of Las Animas (pop: 30,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
181 km (112 mi) WSW of Nueva Imperial (Cautín) (pop: 18,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
186 km (116 mi) WNW of La Union (Ranco) (pop: 26,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
202 km (125 mi) NW of Osorno (pop: 135,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
210 km (130 mi) WSW of Temuco (pop: 238,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
758 km (471 mi) SSW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 10.8°C (51 F), humidity: 96%, wind: 6 m/s (11 kts) from NNW
Estimated seismic energy released4.5 x 1010 joules (12.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 10.7 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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3.935 kmOff Coast of Central ChileRaspberryShake


Seismic station: Isla Mocha (BI04/C1 network) | Distance from quake: 137 km / 85 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Isla Mocha: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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